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Cover

The amount above UNITY of a debt service ratio.

Short Cover

The act of buying a security one has previously sold short in order to close a position. In order to make a profit on a short cover, one must buy the security at a price less than the price at which one sold it. It is also simply called a cover.

cover

cover

see DIVIDEND COVER, INTEREST COVER.
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What we want to do is to build that cover back up so we're simply flagging that the profits growth that we anticipate won't necessarily be reflected in dividends growth.
The postal service mails the cover back to us with your new address, and charges us $.
LF, CF, and RF are given signal that the pick is on and cover back up throw accordingly.
Boeing, which received $11 billion in government contracts in 1998 and has more than 200,000 employees, said the money will cover back pay and raises for about 4,400 women and 1,000 minority workers at ten company operations.
Put the honey super on a garden cart of wagon, put the inner cover and cover back on the hive.
If they can find a way to regenerate wiregrass faster than we've been able to do it in the past," Reed Noss said, "then we can get a natural ground cover back into some of these stands that we've pretty much given up on--ones that have been site-prepared or are old-field succession--where the whole area has been plowed and put into crops and you've lost virtually all the wiregrass.